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19 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Studied Abroad in Canada

If you’ve ever studied abroad in Canada, here are some things you’ll definitely understand.

1. Touching down at the airport surrounded by Canadian flags.

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2. Quickly learning to NEVER mistake a Canadian for an American.

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3. There was maple syrup everywhere. In the breakfast, in the baked beans, and even in the money.

Which had you wondering why pound notes don’t smell like roast dinner..?

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4. Finding it weird that the Freshers were under the legal drinking age.

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5. And so naturally trying to convert them into the British drinking culture.

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6. The shock of discovering that lectures could run till 10pm.

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7. And that the snow just never seems to melt. Ever.

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8. How friendly literally everyone is. Everyone.

L i t e r a l l y

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9. And how much everyone cares about ice hockey.

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10. Questioning how your life was ever complete without Tim Horton’s caramel ice capps.

11. …and Timbits.

Ça pis un bon café = j'suis partie pour une bonne journée💯 | #cetaitmafetebon #goodmorning #timbits #miam🍩👅 #turning20🎉

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12. Learning to embrace the country music clubs.

Resistance is futile.

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13. But never quite learning how to keep your balance on ice.

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14. There is nowhere quite as beautiful in the winter.

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15. And when you came home, the scenery just wasn’t quite as spectacular.

Canada side. #NiagraFalls #WondersOftheWorld #tourist #iLoveCanada

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16. Actually falling in love with Justin Trudeau.

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17. And wondering why British politicians can’t be that beautiful.

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18. Realising people are probably getting tired of your endless Canada stories but finding it hard to care.

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19. Because they just don’t understand that there will always be a place in your heart for Canada.

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